The /video/adaptive Robot
We offer a variety of video encoding features like optimizing for different devices, merging, injecting ads, changing audio tracks, or adding company logos.
/video/adaptive Robot encodes videos into HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and MPEG-Dash supported formats and generates the necessary manifest and playlist files.
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GeneralSpecifies which Step(s) to use as the input to this Robot.
Special Step namesA special Step name is
Providing several Steps as inputYou can add arrays to
Step bundlingSome Robots can gather several Step results for a single invocation. For example, the /file/compress Robot would normally create one Zip file for each file passed to it. If you'd set
This is a crucial parameter for the /video/adaptive Robot, otherwise you'll generate 1 playlist for each viewing quality.
Keep in mind that all input Steps must be present in your Template. If one of them is missing, no result is generated because the Robot waits indefinitely for all input Steps to be finished.
Group by originalSticking with the /file/compress Robot example, you can set
DemoSee a demo for the
||Determines which streaming technique should be used. Currently supports
||The filename for the generated manifest/playlist file. The default is
||The duration for each segment in seconds.|
||Determines whether you want closed caption support when using the
Our /video/adaptive Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case. Here are a few example scenarios that you can try live on our website:
- Make video compatible for all devices
- Implement HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
- Implement MPEG-Dash using Transloadit
Blog posts about the /video/adaptive Robot
We wrote the following posts about the /video/adaptive Robot on our blog:
- Adding support for MPEG-Dash October 11, 2016
- Helping Coursera Bring Education to Millions Around the World February 11, 2015
Did you know?
You can easily combine Robots to create powerful workflows, unique to your business.
This is the power of Transloadit.